Statement Regarding Verizon Wireless Tower at Casa del Mexicano

In 2015, ELACC was approached with a proposal from Verizon Wireless to install a cellular tower in the parking area of the historic Casa del Mexicano, which we had recently purchased and began to steward on behalf of the Boyle Heights community. At the time, we were looking for opportunities to build an operating reserve […]

Curbed LA: 85 apartments for homeless, low-income residents underway in El Sereno

Originally published by Curbed LA East LA Community Corporation broke ground today on a 85-unit housing complex in El Sereno that will provide homes for formerly homeless veterans and non-veterans and low-income families. The project is one of 19 under construction now using funds from Measure HHH, the voter-approved 2016 bond measure that made $1.2 billion in financing available […]

A minute with… Ernesto Espinoza

Meet Ernesto, Vice President of Community Capital at East LA Community Corporation. With a background in architecture and a passion for social justice, Ernesto has extensive experience in developing affordable housing. Fun Fact: Ernesto is a founding member of the East LA Chicano Film Festival. Take a minute to learn more about Ernesto. “I want […]

Rally 4 Women Street Vendors

About 100 people congregated on Main Street on the morning of Friday, March 9, to hear women vendors and allies of the Los Angeles Street Vendor Campaign, speak about the threats of the “business veto” in City Council’s proposal to legalize street vending. Vendor leaders spoke about the fear of extortion they experience and the […]